Mental Health Skill-Building is an intensive, home-based program helping adults with mental illness or other dual diagnoses live successful and productive lives. Led by experienced Case Managers, this one year goal-directed program focuses on helping clients obtain the skills for living independently while managing mental health issues.
- Instruction in completing and maintaining activities of daily living, such as: personal hygiene, food preparation, and money management.
- Assistance with locating and securing community resources.
- Aid with maintaining psychiatric treatment plans and medication management, to ensure medication adherence.
- Support in monitoring health, nutrition and physical condition and needs.
- Instruction on symptom management.
- Assistance in developing appropriate social skills, and the proper utilization of a personal support system.
Eligible Funding Sources:
- Private Insurance
In-person assessments within 24 hours available, if needed.
Electronic monthly feedback reports given to collaborative wrap-around service providers.
Who Is Eligible?:
- Those with a primary Axis I DSM diagnosis of: Schizophrenia or other psychotic disorder, Major Depressive Disorder, Bipolar I or II, or any other Axis I mental health disorder.
- Adults with a primary history of any of the following: psychiatric hospitalization, residential crisis stabilization, Intensive Community Treatment (ICT), placement in a psychiatric residential treatment facility (RTC Level C), or Temporary Detention Order (TDO) evaluation.
- Individuals who have had a prescription for a psychotropic medication.